On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRs to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
  • USSR performs nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Stevens, American illustrator
  • Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor

Famous Weddings

Diego Rivera

Mexican artist Diego Rivera (68) marries 4th wife art dealer Emma Hurtado

1955 Highlights

About July 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo